Nepal Government on Monday extended the ongoing lockdown until April 15th.  The decision comes after three new cases  of COVID-19 were reported on Saturday in Kailali and Kanchanpur, including the first Case of locally acquired COVID-19.

Nepal has been in lockdown since March 24th which was supposed to be for a week, but the government extended until April 7th.

As of April 6th, there have been total number of 9 confirmed cases with 1 recovery.  1890 have been tested according to


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The country entered full lockdown from March 24, 2020—a decision the government made only after finding the second – known COVID case, a Nepali student arriving home from France via Qatar. Flights and long-distance buses have been suspended, and the country’s borders are sealed—even to its own citizens. We got permission to go to Patan during lockdown for a very limited time and captured these photographs. The valley is deserted with only few people moving around. #corona #video #music #love #instagram #like #follow #youtube #instagood #kathmanduvalley #photography #lockdown2020 #isolation #quarrantine #lockdownnepal #stayindoors #nepallockdown #stockphotographynepal #corona #covid19 #nepalfightscorona

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Information on Coronavirus from World Health Organization (WHO)

What is a coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

What are the symptoms of someone infected with a coronavirus?

It depends on the virus, but common signs include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

Is there a treatment for a novel coronavirus?

There is no specific treatment for disease caused by a novel coronavirus. However, many of the symptoms can be treated and therefore treatment based on the patient’s clinical condition. Moreover, supportive care for infected persons can be highly effective.

What can I do to protect myself?

Standard recommendations to reduce exposure to and transmission of a range of illnesses include maintaining basic hand and respiratory hygiene, and safe food practices and avoiding close contact, when possible, with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.

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